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Craig Calcaterra

  1. Would Alan Trammell and Lou Whitaker be in the Hall of Fame if they had played in New York?

    Jul 2, 2014, 11:35 AM EDT

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    Also: can you name the two pre-1995 World Series teams without a Hall of Fame representative?

  2. Oakland to reject the new A’s lease again

    Jul 2, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

    Seattle Mariners v Oakland Athletics

    It stinks. So does what’s happening with this lease thing too.

  3. Tim Lincecum keeps up the momentum following his no-hitter

    Jul 2, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

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    He didn’t pull a Vander Meer, but he’s still rolling with the shutout innings.

  4. A single-A team is selling for $40 million

    Jul 2, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT

    Dayton Dragons

    Baseball is dying, you guys. And minor league sports are not successful.

  5. Report: Lawyer to sue Alex Rodriguez over unpaid legal fees

    Jul 2, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez AP

    And the Daily News decides to start a pissing match with me.

  6. Appeals court to reconsider Barry Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction

    Jul 2, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT

    Closing Arguments Delivered In Barry Bonds Trial

    The lone charge of which Barry Bonds was convicted could soon be thrown out of court.

  7. The Indians turn a triple play against the Dodgers with the help of two instant replay reviews

    Jul 2, 2014, 6:57 AM EDT

    Triple Play Umps

    It wasn’t the prettiest or quickest triple play of all time, but the end result was the same.

  8. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 2, 2014, 6:42 AM EDT

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    In today’s regretfully abbreviated version of ATH, a couple of usual scoreless performances.

  9. Minor leaguers have an incentive to “smoke their way onto the 40-man roster”

    Jul 1, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT


    Teams would rather put guys on the 40-man roster than to risk them being suspended due to some backwards rules about marijuana at the minor league level.

  10. Chip Caray trolls Bryce Harper

    Jul 1, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT

    Chip Caray

    Not bad, Chip. Not bad.

  11. Why sportswriters love Bruce Springsteen

    Jul 1, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

    Bruce Springsteen performs at the Madison Square Garden

    Drew Magary throws a speedball by you in this one.

  12. Assessing the structure and impact of Lou Gehrig’s “Luckiest Man” speech

    Jul 1, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT


    It’s hard to think of any moment in baseball history of greater eloquence, emotion and grace:

  13. Home plate collisions of yesteryear were the exception, not the rule

    Jul 1, 2014, 10:32 AM EDT

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    The game is always changing. Even if people tell you otherwise.

  14. The Rays set the strikeout record for a single month

    Jul 1, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT

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    In a good way: it was their pitchers, not their hitters.

  15. Mike Hessman sets the International League home run record

    Jul 1, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

    Mike Hessman

    “Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air.” — Thomas Gray. Or William Cullen Bryant. I don’t know, I get them mixed up.

  16. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 1, 2014, 6:34 AM EDT

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    Every ten years or so, the Tigers get a walkoff grand slam. Like, every ten years or so, basically to the week.

  17. Former Mets GM Frank Cashen has died

    Jun 30, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

    Frank Cashen

    Cashen helped build three World Series winning teams and five pennant winners overall.

  18. Some initial thoughts about the Astros’ security breach

    Jun 30, 2014, 4:34 PM EDT

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    This is a sexy story. But it’s not one with legs. Or with any real lessons outside of coming up with stronger passwords.

  19. Someone hacked the Astros’ “Ground Control” database and got their internal trade discussions

    Jun 30, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

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    They could’ve had Ichiro. They could’ve had Giancarlo Stanton. They wanted the world for Bud Norris. Oh, and by the way, the fact that we know this means that someone probably broke the law.

  20. HBT Daily: The Dodgers’ annual June surge has them in first place once again

    Jun 30, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

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    After a rocky start to the 2014 season, the Dodgers are tied for first place in the NL West with the Giants. Today we look at their June jump.

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